What you missed: The biggest news from Think 2018

It’s official: Think 2018 was a huge success. Demos, learning sessions, speeches and celebrity performances made the event a truly unique experience for attendees. Now that the dust has settled and everyone has gone home, here’s a quick recap of some of biggest news from the event, with plenty of links to external coverage, so […]

European insurer NOVIS chooses IBM Cloud for global expansion

NOVIS Insurance Company is a Slovakia-based insurer with a quickly growing footprint. With operations in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Poland and Finland, the company expanded to Italy in 2017, then Sweden and Iceland earlier this year. “With plans to expand its insurance service to other countries and offer it worldwide, NOVIS needed […]

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Icelandic agency uses IBM Cloud to improve road quality management

Iceland is well known for its changeable weather. Clear skies can turn into icy blizzards in moments. It’s easy for people travelling on the country’s roads to underestimate the risks, which is why it’s vital that the road infrastructure is kept in good condition. Roads must be able to be cleared of snow and ice […]

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The future of automating all types of work

There‘s a lot of excitement about business automation these days and for good reason. Developments including artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotic process automation bring the promise of transforming work as we know it. Those transformed work processes will operate in a completely different way: fully automated and autonomous, with smart machines doing the work. […]

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Apoteca Natura teams with IBM to help users monitor health from anywhere

Staying on top of your health is often easier said than done. There are so many things to monitor and remember. Are you getting enough exercise and sleep? Are you drinking enough water? When do you need to take your medication? What were your latest blood test results? It’s not easy to balance managing your […]

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7 tips for designing for developers

IBM Hybrid Cloud is incredibly diverse and catered towards a large variety of users, such as data scientists, business analysts, DevOps engineers and more. The design teams working to create products for these user groups must navigate their different needs and requirements for a great user experience. A user base that IBM Hybrid Cloud designers […]

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FaceMe facilitates emotional connections powered by AI

Insurance claim? There’s an online form for that. Open a new account? Don’t call; fill in an application and email it back. Want a loan? Have a conversation with a chatbot. By going digital, businesses have increased efficiency and driven down costs, but people are wired for connection. For many businesses, emotional connection has been […]

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4 exciting things about the future of automating work

The future of artificial intelligence cannot be successful without the development of automation. These two processes work together, promising to increase productivity and efficiency in the workplace. At the same time, many worry about the loss of jobs — and potential economic downfall — if robots and other automated technologies take over the digital marketplace. […]

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Comtelsat helps politicians keep broadcasts timely with IBM Aspera

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism concluded that for half a century, traditional television news has been the most widely used, most important and most shared source of news in most countries. That is not going to change overnight, but audiences are increasingly moving away from traditional television and towards digital platforms, such as […]

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CenturyLink and Digital Realty tap IBM Cloud Direct Link to expand access

Over the past two weeks, two companies, CenturyLink and Digital Realty, have announced plans to expand direct, private access to the IBM Cloud in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Both companies will use IBM Cloud Direct Link Dedicated Hosting deployments to help enterprise customers establish low-latency, global connections across a security-rich […]

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Soul Machines gives AI a human face with the help of Watson

From talking watches to AI-powered financial advisors, a world where people routinely speak to machines is shifting from science fiction to everyday reality. Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer in the realm of academic research. It is becoming extremely useful for enterprises, especially in business functions such as customer service. Chatbots are the obvious example. […]

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Privacy by design in the era of GDPR

“Privacy by design” is a way to make complying with GDPR regulations simpler. Instead of having to try to protect multiple aspects of security in every system, you can ensure security is applied much more widely, so that individual areas of security and multiple connected systems are protected without additional effort or overview. Keeping customer […]

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IBM, Google Cloud and the open community launch Istio 1.0 to bring microservices to the enterprise

Just over a year ago, we launched the first release of Istio in collaboration with Google Cloud, Lyft and the open community. Since then, Istio has become a popular and active open service mesh project with hundreds of contributors and users from startups and global airlines to international data networks. In collaboration with Google Cloud, […]

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